For Your Own Good, Read Widely


Here’s a small life hack: If you’re a right-winger, you should read more left-wing stuff, particularly if you currently don’t read any at all. And, if you’re a left-winger, vice versa.

I used to read a lot of left-wing stuff. Indeed, for years I probably read more left-wing stuff than right-wing, and I think it made me a better conservative. Sometimes, you might say I was “monitoring enemy communiques,” and other times I was just reading interesting things I disagreed with.

There are a bunch of reasons you should read outside your comfort zone. 

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